HowTo: Resetting "most used applications" list in KDE 3.x
Dec 27, 2009, 12:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I'm sure from time to time each of you likes to reset their
most used applications list in KDE. Especially if it's become the
goto item for most of you legacy KDE users like myself. Well,
before this I'm sure you've searched high and low to find a way to
reset that, and ultimately come up with nothing. Well, I have a
very simple solution for you that will make resetting this easy.
Well, reasonably easy. You'll need to have a little command line fu
under your belt to achieve this.
"Alright, here's how easy it is. First, boot your machine until
it gets to the login prompt. Next, press ctrl-alt-1 to go to your
first virtual terminal. Login with your username and password. That
should put you in a command prompt session. Next, navigate to
/home/username/.kde/share/config (where "username" is your
"Now, once you're in there, type "pico kickerrc" and hit enter.
If you're more seasoned and prefer VI, or you don't have Pico, but
instead have nano or some other command line tool, you can use that
as well, as any will work. But for this tutorial I'm working this
through pico for simplicity's sake."